Lawrence I. Berkove is Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan--Dearborn. He is the author of A Prescription for Adversity: The Moral Art of Ambrose Bierce (The Ohio State Univ. Press, 2002) and the editor of Skepticism and Dissent: Selected Journalism, 1898-1901 (Delmas, 1980). He is also the editor, with
S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz, of the University of Tennessee Press edition of Bierce's collected fiction (2006).

Donald T. Blume is the author of Ambrose Bierce's Civilians and Soldiers in Context: A Critical Study (Kent State Univ. Press, 2004) and the editor of the Kent State University Press edition of Tales of Soldiers and Civilians (2004).

Cathy N. Davidson is the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies and Professor of English at Duke University. She is the author of The Experimental Fictions of Ambrose Bierce: Structuring the Ineffable (Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1984) and the editor of Critical Essays on Ambrose Bierce (G. K. Hall Publishing, 1982).

S. T. Joshi is the author, with David E. Schultz, of Ambrose Bierce: An Annotated Bibliography of Primary Sources (Greenwood Press, 1999) and the editor, with Lawrence I. Berkove and David E. Schultz, of the three-volume edition of Bierce's collected fiction (Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2006). He is also the co-editor of numerous other Bierce works, among them Ambrose Bierce, A Sole Survivor: Bits of Autobiography (Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1998) and A Much Misunderstood Man: Selected Letters of Ambrose Bierce (The Ohio State Univ. Press, 2003).

David M. Owens is Associate Professor of English at Valparaiso University. He is the author of The Devil's Topographer: Ambrose Bierce and the American War Story (Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2006).

Carol Reardon is Professor of Military History at Penn State University. She is the author of Pickett's Charge in History and Memory (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1998) and Soldiers and Scholars: The U.S. Army and the Uses of Military History, 1865-1920 (Univ. Press of Kansas, 1990). Her most recent book, from the University Press of Kansas, is Launch the Intruders: A Naval Attack Squadron in the Vietnam War, 1972 (2005).

Michael W. Schaefer
is Professor of English at the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of Just What War Is: The Civil War Writings of De Forest and Bierce (Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1997).


ABP Advisory Board

Lawrence I. Berkove

Donald T. Blume

Cathy N. Davidson

S. T. Joshi

David M. Owens

Carol Reardon

Michael W. Schaefer